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Karla Welch

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Biography

The celebrity stylist’s clientele boasts some of entertainment's biggest names, including Lorde, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Karlie Kloss and Amy Poehler. With over 100,000 followers on Instagram, she’s renowned throughout Hollywood for securing top spots on the best-dressed lists for her clients come award season. In addition to celebrity dressing, she has styled campaigns for the likes of Dior, L’Oréal and Apple, as well as editorials for a host of magazines including Vogue, W Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar and Rolling Stone.

The multi-talented creative also designs. Her most high-profile projects include collaborations with client Justin Bieber, creating over 60 custom pieces for his Believe world tour in 2012; designing pieces for his Purpose tour in 2016; and then collaborating with Hanes on a line of white T-shirts inspired by the pop star in 2017 — the campaign that followed was fronted Kaia Gerber , Joan Smalls and Bieber himself.

Other design projects include her 10-piece collection for Genetic Denim’s Visionaries, her award-season jewellery collection for Jacob & Co ., and collaborative design projects with the likes of Donna Karan , Marchesa and Alexander McQueen for the Met Ball and the Academy Awards.

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